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Submitted on Saturday, 13th March 2010
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Longford House, Cannock

Watling Street
Postal town: Cannock
WS11 1SJ
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Steve C left this review about Longford House

Found myself in here by default on a Saturday evening last month because I was staying at the adjacent Premier Inn. To the left of the pub are a couple of dining areas that were full and to the right is an L-shaped bar that was almost empty. The TV in the bar was showing muted tennis and there was no background music. Available from the bar was a standard keg range and two of the three hand pumps were unused leaving Sharp’s Doom Bar as the lone cask option.
I found the service in the bar to be lackluster and they shut early without ringing a bell or letting anyone know they were shutting, even though 20 minutes earlier I had asked them to let me know when last orders were due. The food in the restaurant was overpriced and low quality. Thankfully the Premier Inn breakfast on Sunday morning was actually very good.
If I stay at the Premier Inn again I will make the effort to eat and drink elsewhere.

On 29th October 2021 - rating: 3
[User has posted 3599 recommendations about 3579 pubs]

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Soup Dragon left this review about Longford House

a large detached Gerogian, mainly brick built hotel, pub and Beefeater restaurant, with patio. There is a touch of the Jacobean and a neo-classic porch.

The interior has a function room, food area and bar, which to be honest, is still mainly food orientated. The service was functional the clientele mixed, from families to miserable individuals such as me. The decor was the general plain walls, of mixed coloures; so plum, black (it seemed), dark red, a greeny browny colour (sorry, i don't work for Dulux). There was a moulded ceiling and comfy chairs, so there was a touch of the historic feel of the house hidden in the modern decor. The picture were mainly arty things. The music mixed and at an ok level.

Beer; tap stuff with Banks's Bitter on handpull, which was very good.

One of those places that i simply wouldn't go to unless i was eating - the modern interior isn't to my taste, so i probably wouldn't bother

On 14th March 2010 - no rating submitted
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Alan Hurdle
Cannock, 1.65 miles, 31 min walk (show)
Landywood, 2.94 miles, 56 min walk (show)
Hednesford, 3.52 miles, 1 hr 8 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Longford House, Longford
29th Oct 2021, 15:23
Review submitted by Steve C
28th Nov 2016, 20:43
Pub map correction submitted by Alan Hurdle approved

Pub Details

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  • Accommodation : Yes last updated 14 March 2010 by hondo .
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 14 March 2010 by hondo .
  • Function Room : Yes - From review - last updated 14 March 2010 by Dave McNally
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 14 March 2010 by hondo .
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 14 March 2010 by hondo .
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